An Efficient Topology-Adaptive Membership Protocol for Large-Scale Network Services

@inproceedings{Chu2005AnET,
  title={An Efficient Topology-Adaptive Membership Protocol for Large-Scale Network Services},
  author={Lingkun Chu and Jingyu Zhou and Tao Yang},
  year={2005}
}
A highly available large-scale service cluster often requires the system to discover new nodes and identify failed nodes quickly in order to handle a high volume of traffic. Determining node membership efficiently in such an environment is critical to location-transparent service invocation, load balancing and failure shielding. In this paper, we present a topology-aware hierarchical membership service which divides the entire cluster into membership groups based on the network topology among… CONTINUE READING